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Beans and Beef

Bring on the beef and beans and be ready to bask in scrumptiousness. The beans and cilantro make this dish a tasty meal with a "spicy" flare. Add a side of guacamole and some flan and you have a Spanish meal to serve.

Beans and Beef


For 6 people

  • 16 ounce(s) lean boneless top round
  • 4 tablespoon(s) balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoon(s) dry oregano
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 cup(s) chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup(s) chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup(s) chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup(s) carrot, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeƱo pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 3/4 cup(s) beef broth
  • 8 floz water
  • 2 tablespoon(s) chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoon(s) chopped fresh oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) pepper
  • 1 3/4 cup(s) can black beans, drained
  • 2 1/2 cup(s) orzo, cooked


Trim fat from steak; cut steak into 1-inch pieces. Combine vinegar and next 4 ingredients in a heavy duty zip-top plastic bag. Add steak; seal bag, and shake until steak is well coated. Marinate in refrigerator 1 hour, turning bag once. Remove steak from marinade, reserving marinade. Coat a Dutch oven with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add steak; cook 10 minutes or until browned on all sides, stirring frequently (or brown the beef in a 500 degree oven for about 10 minutes). Drain and pat dry with paper towels. Wipe drippings from Dutch oven with a paper towel. Coat Dutch oven with cooking spray. Place over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion and next 5 ingredients. Saute until vegetables are tender. Add steak, beef broth, and next 5 ingredients; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer hour. Uncover and simmer an additional hour and 20 minutes or until mixture is thickened and beef tender. Stir in reserved marinade and black beans, simmer 5 minutes. To serve, spoon 1/2 cup orzo into each individual serving bowl. Top evenly with beef mixture.

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 487.69 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 2.88g
  • Sodium (mg): 259.35mg
  • Carbs: 74.51g
  • Fat: 4.88g
  • Saturated fat (g): 1g
  • Proteins: 34.69g